Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus

esophageal squamous cell carcinoma: Esophageal squamous cell carcinoma (ESCC) is a type of esophageal carcinoma (EC; see this term) that can affect any part of the esophagus, but is usually located in the upper or middle third.

Endpoint definition

FinnGen phenotype data
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Filter registries Death, Cancer

Cause of death: ICD-10 C15
Cause of death: ICD-9 150
Cause of death: ICD-8 150
Cancer registry: Topography ICD-O-3 C15

Check pre-conditions None

Include endpoints None

Check conditions None

Apply sex-specific rule None

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Extra metadata

Level in the ICD hierarchy 3
First used in FinnGen datafreeze DF4

Summary Statistics

Key figures

All Female Male
Number of individuals 357 87 270
Unadjusted prevalence (%) 0.14 0.06 0.24
Mean age at first event (years) 68.41 70.06 67.88


Follow-up Absolute risk HR [95% CI] p N
1998–2019 - - - -
15 years - - - -
5 years - - - -
1 year - - - -


Index endpoint: C3_OESOPHAGUS – Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus
GWS hits: 0

Survival analyses between endpoints


before Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus
after Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus

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Drugs most likely to be purchased after Malignant neoplasm of oesophagus